Team pictured here includes some of the corporate sponsors: Nick Vivian, Eckberg Lammers Law; Chuck Jerrick (Foundation Board) and Jim Wynn, Westconsin Credit Union, Ryan Cari (Foundation Board), Heywood Cari and Anderson Law Office.
Marking a 34 year Hudson tradition, the Hudson Hospital Foundation’s Annual Al Hein Memorial Golf Tournament tee’d off for another successful year on June 8, raising over $49,000 to community health care initiatives in the name of Al Hein, founder of the hospital foundation.
"Each year when the hospital foundation hosts this event, I am just amazed how many members of our community want to be involved in supporting local health care," states Rich O'Connor, Foundation Board Chair. The legacy that Al and Laurie Hein entrusted to our foundation has allowed us to partner with many dynamic organizations that have similar mission to improve the health of our community: Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin, PowerUp, and Big Brothers Big Sisters are just a few examples of grant recipients.
The tournament hosted 144 golfers and supporters at White Eagle Golf Club. This event raises funds in support of the Hudson Hospital Foundation and could not have been possible without the participants and many generous sponsors. This year’s lead sponsors included: Andersen Corporation, Hudson Physicians, WESTconsin Credit Union, Associated Bank, Creative Homes Inc., McGough Construction, Presbyterian Homes and Services, Corval Group and Regions Hospital as well as many more local businesses.
Nick Hackworthy, tournament chair comments, "The Al Hein Memorial tournament is the premier tournament in Hudson and it still remains a strong priority to the Foundation Board. We have been able to fill the tournament each year and we owe it all to the community’s commitment to our local hospital. I’m confident that the Hein’s family would be proud of the success we’ve had contributing our proceeds back into the community. “
Next year marks the Foundation’s 35th Annual Al Hein Tournament and is scheduled for June 13, 2016. Al and Laurie Hein were advocates for leaving a charitable legacy through estate planning. Their family trust is still active today—disbursing funds not only to the hospital, but other local community partners such as Carpenter Nature Center, YMCA, Phipps Performing Arts and Camp St. Croix.
If you would to help support Hudson Hospital through estate and planned giving, contact Kari Rambo at 715-531-6075 or Kari.K.Rambo@hudsonhospital.org today, at no obligation.